General Information

Cairn puppy running

The Cairn Terrier is a Scottish dog breed that was developed with a specific goal in mind - vermin control. These dogs are incredibly brave, tenacious, and smart. They are able to work independently and are great at the task they were created to do.

General Characteristics

  • Small, spunky, sturdy, and active.
  • Nine to ten inches tall and weigh 13-14 pounds.
  • Have a life expectancy of 12-15 years.
  • Well-muscled and strong with a shaggy, double-layered coat
  • Independent, playful, mischievous
  • Curious, alert, likes to dig and chase.